THE BEAT OF THE POETS: SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE
THUR, MAY 18 | 7:30 PM
A night of spoken word performance inspired by the poetry of the Beat Generation and revolutionary artists like Gil Scott-Heron and the Last Poets. With performances by spoken word artists Dr. Jamila Lyiscott, Karl "Dice Raw" Jenkins, Nancy Mercado, and alumni artists from Urban Word NYC: Ish, Alyssa "Lady Logic" Saunders, and Jadon Woodard. Event also includes a short music performance by beatboxer Rahzel and violist Martha Mooke.
The evening ends with an open mic Poetry Slam! Bring the words, Rahzel will bring the beats!
$25 | $15 (30 & Under with ID) • Leonard Nimoy Thalia
FRI, MAY 19 | 8PM
A revolutionary concert featuring Steven Bernstein and Sexmob, Jaimeo Brown Transcendence, and the world premiere of Beats per Revolution by Electric violist Martha Mooke and Beatboxing legend Rahzel. Featuring a performance of Gil Scott Heron's The Revolution Will Not Be Televised and an all-star ensemble.
$35-$65 | $25 (30 & Under with ID) • Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
AMBIENT BEAT PARTY
FRI, MAY 19 | 10:30PM
Join us at Bar Thalia for cocktails alongside a late-night DJ set with Rahzel.
JUST KIDDING: BEAT BOX BONANZA!
SAT, MAY 20 | 11AM
Treat the kids to a fantastic morning of sound as beatbox legend Rahzel performs and passes along a few tricks to your budding young beat boxers.
All tickets $17 • Leonard Nimoy Thalia